Jordan international travel advice

Jordan

Jordan is part of Asia with main city at Amman. Its Developing country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Jordanian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is the formal name of Jordan It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~10.43 °C   🌧 ~17.44 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

We’ve updated our travel advice with new information on safety and security. We haven’t changed the advice level – ‘exercise a high degree of caution’ in Jordan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to Areas near the borders with Syria and Iraq.

issued date: November 8, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Jordan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type F, Type G and Type J.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Jordan uses the Jordanian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code JOD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 dinar and 50, 25, 10, 1 and 0 piastres.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Jordan since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Jordan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 9.98 JOD, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Orange, Umniah or Zain. Jordan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Jordan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Jordan, dial +, then 962 (the country code for Jordan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Jordan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 6 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

Last updated: December 5, 2019